ACET in the News 9 Nov 16 1
of human capital in Ghana’s mining sector Senior experts in local content and value addition in the mining industry met last week to discuss mining sector skills and human capital development in Ghana. The focus...
ACET in the News 28 Oct 16 1
The Talent Mobility Partnership (TMP) on Friday 21st October, 2016, concluded a four (4) day training session on Labour Market Information System at the Hill Valley Hotel in Freetown.
ACET in the News 17 Oct 16 0
In most developing countries, there are observed changes in EDF by source, nature, and mechanisms. Traditional overseas development assistance is reducing and making room for new important state players such as China, India, Brazil, the Gulf Countries and South Korea. In addition, philanthropies and private organizations are emerging as major players for EDF in their own right. For developing countries like Uganda, this emerging landscape brings new opportunities as well as challenges and risks in meeting their development priorities.
ACET in the News 3 Oct 16 0
Against a backdrop of war and global recession, trade ministers at the World Trade Organization (WTO) meeting in Doha, Qatar, concluded what Director-General Mike Moore termed an "extraordinarily successful" conference. They agreed to a new round of negotiations aimed at opening vast new areas of the global economy to international competition.
ACET in the News 3 Oct 16 0
Nine political parties have identified increased investment in agriculture, robust technical and vocational education and training (TVET), and prudent government policies as the best policies to deal with the rising spate of youth unemployment in the country. The parties observed that youth unemployment posed the greatest threat to national security and sustainable development for which reason it needed to be addressed.
ACET in the News 29 Sep 16 0
A research conducted by the African Centre for Economic Transformation (ACET) shows that about four hundred thousand people enter the labour market every year seeking various forms of employment.
ACET in the News 29 Sep 16 1
The African Centre for Economic Transformation (ACET) has indicated that the greatest challenge facing Ghana is rising youth unemployment. Chief Economist at ACET, Dr. Yaw Ansu made this known at a national dialogue on youth...
ACET in the News 8 Aug 16 1
By Tichaona Kurewa Reposted from Southern African – Harare – The latest assessment of Zambia’s mining sector governance and investment attractiveness shows the Southern African country remains an appealing investment destination owing to its favourable...
ACET in the News 1 Aug 16 0
Reposted from CCTV America – July 27, 2016 African leaders are working to create what some people are calling a ‘borderless Africa’ by introducing a single African passport, allowing free movement between all countries on...
ACET in the News 28 Jul 16 0
Reposted from Awoko – The African Center for Economic Transformation (ACET) team that is implementing the Talent Mobility Partnership (TMP) in West Africa visited Freetown to evaluate progress of the programme and to seek the...
ACET in the News 25 Jul 16 0
Reposted from GhanaWeb – Government is hopeful of meeting its target of training 100,000 Ghanaians under the Youth Employment Agency (YEA). The Chief Executive of YEA, Kobina Beecham, speaking to Citi News on the sidelines...
ACET in the News 25 Jul 16 0
Reposted from GhanaWeb – The Deputy Minister of Agriculture has attributed the decline in the agriculture sector’s contribution to the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) to ‘growth’ in the manufacturing sub-sector. Dr. Alhassan Ahmed Yakubu disclosed...
ACET in the News 20 Jul 16 0
Reposted from B&FT Online – Key representatives of Government, political parties, private sector, students’ bodies, development partners, civil society organizations, academia, and the media gathered in Accra to discuss youth employment challenges and proffered solutions. The...
ACET in the News 19 Jul 16 2
By George Boateng Reposted from Africa Up Close – The African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA), a non-reciprocal trade agreement between the United States and selected countries in Sub-Saharan Africa, was reauthorized in 2015 for...
ACET in the News 18 Jul 16 0
Reposted from Peace FM Online – Chief Economist at the African Center for Economic Transformation (ACET), Dr. Yaw Ansu has urged politicians not to use issues related to youth unemployment for propaganda ahead of the November...
ACET in the News 13 Jul 16 0
Reposted from Citi FM Online – A senior research fellow at the African Centre for Economic Transformation (ACET), Dr. William Baah Boateng, has said the Youth Employment Authority (YEA) is not a sustainable avenue of job...